Recipe Makeovers

Lighter, healthier, but just as tasty: See how we made over these favorite dishes.

Pound Cake: Recipe Makeover

Heart-healthy canola oil helps lighten a classic dessert, while an ingenious technique deepens flavor and adds richness.

Light Pound Cake Step Two
Photography: Johnny Autry

Step 2

Heat the oil with the vanilla bean to speed up the infusion process. Bring the oil to a simmer, remove from heat, and allow to come to room temperature before proceeding.

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